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Aug 8, 2009 7:00pm EDT
announces that there has now been 1000 deaths from swine flu worldwide. this week, india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl. the announcement led to panic and scuffle. a new trial started in moscow over the killing of the investigative journalist, a staunch critic of the kremlin. the retrial was necessary after an overturned acquittal of the three men accused of involvement in the killing. huge crowds turned out in the philippines as they paid their last respects to be former president. she led the power up writing in 1986. an indian court sentenced two men and women to death for their part in the mumbai bombings of 2003 which killed 52 and injured hundreds. investigators said that all three had links to a pakistan- based terrorist group. more details from delhi. >> the attack in 2003 was devastating. bombs were planted inside two taxis. one detonated at the city's main jewelry market at the height of the business hours, leaving behind a trail of destruction. the second of the mainland parks, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed, and nearly 118 wounded. last wee
Aug 8, 2009 7:00pm EDT
books he has written and i have proof of this. four or five weeks ago i was in india for the first time. very excited. very early in the morning about to visit the taj mahal and picked up the paper as i was going into breakfast and there was a picture of gabriel marquez whoever ran the newspaper new it was a face that readers would recognize. he was very well known in india and the story rather marquez would ride together. to be put on the front page in terms whether he would write again and the same would happen if you ask in india or turkey, they might or might not know but they do know those people who read. which is why i have asserted high maybe wrong, but he is perhaps the world's first global novelists. 100 years of solitude which he published in 1967 was the world's first global novel that would make sense because it makes the transition from what we call traditional society mainly preliterate society from technology society that most countries are. one of the things i discovered >> it appears in the headlines and latin american newspapers and they know what is peacock. >> one o
Aug 8, 2009 1:30pm EDT
volunteers to countries near and far like honduras, india, kenya and vietnam. grace joined them on a mission to china. her job was to spend time with patients and their families and give them comfort before and after the operations. >> that was really, really interesting seeing such courage in such little kids. >> reporter: so what is the most enjoyable or rewarding thing about being an operation smile youth volunteer? >> well, the children wake up from their surgery and they are usually really disoriented and are really scared because they don't know anyone around them, and then we bring their parents in, and they see their kid for the first time, and they start to cry and it's really, really sad but it's an amazing experience because everyone's just so happy. >> reporter: operation smile was started by bill and kathy magee. they decided to get teens involved after their own daughter joined them on a mission. >> we said from now on there will always be high school students on our teams, we will always have university students. they are our future. these children around the world are
Aug 7, 2009 11:35pm EDT
, we're dead. i mean, we are dead. i mean, i hope you like working for somebody in china and india, because that's what's going to happen. >> his government-sponsored seminars and his own computerized program calledmer win transport home inventions into something companies can understand -- profit. >> fuel savings of at least 30%. >> doug just ran the numbers on this. >> this is my invention. >> mark's invention was too big to operate in the hotel ballroom, so we went to his garage for a look. >> this is a 55-pound sheet of drywall, 4x8 and we're ready to lift it. >> it allows one person to do just that, lift and hold heavy drywall or ceiling fixtures overhead. >> it's up. >> he got the idea remodeling his home. >> i needed to be able to hold this panel in place. my wife is 5-foot-tall, not going to help. >> he lost his job in the beverage industry a year ago, so mark is counting on this. >> i would love for some tool companies to buy it from me, and let me go on with my life, but in this economy i don't know if that's going to be possible. >> doug and his calculations say if mark
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Aug 8, 2009 11:00am EDT
compete, against china an india, where vinyl and labor laws are virtually nonexistent, government needs to help, not make things harder. that requires tough choices, and the golden -- in the golden state as well as washington. in los angeles, william lajeunesse, fox news. >> jamie: that is the story in california. what about on a national scale? critics of cap-and-trade are pointing to a new study from the energy department, a federal report, and it says the democrats bill will lead to job losses, especially manufacturing. indiana republican congressman dan burton is joining me now. from indianapolis. congressman, good to see you, thanks for being with us. >> thanks, nice being with you. >> jamie: let me ask you about cap-and-trade and the fact the president insists there will be so many jobs, green jobs, mostly, but this study says in fact there will be no more jobs as a result of the legislation than there would have been anyway. what is your interpretation of the report. >> well, you know, jamie, spain has tried this already, and for every job, new job created that would help t
Aug 8, 2009 8:00am EDT
there are two countries that have been very important if resisting this. one is india and the other is brazil. and both of these countries have facilitated a developing -- a development agenda at world intellectual property organization and that developed agenda is beginning to rebalance tease issues, -- these issues, by reminding wipo that it's a u.n. organization, not a committee set up by hollywood and wipo is beginning to understand it has wider interests to consider, than just what the copyright interests will say. so there's some potential for progress, but as long as the u.s. trade representative thinks that his job or her job is to represent one slice of the american economy to its maximum defense, i think we're going to continue to do harm internationally. >> you are now teaching at stanford university. and that's the center for producing the next generation for silicon valley. what do the students, or what do the recent graduates who are now in silicon valley, how do they feel about this and are they trying to find ways to implement what you are suggesting? >> yeah. they w
Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
way that they were? just as in india and net they have become more active to tap the intelligence of people that worked in the institutions but also with the public that interacts with and works with government. this is why we created an open government policy making process as we thought about whether the ways we can begin to lower and the race policy impediments that make this the adoption of broadband technology by government to engage the american people we turn to the people to ask us how to do that? instead of drafting a policy then go out for comment when they come too late we actually very much like this process turn the policy making process inside out and went to the people first for their ideas and government employees about how to do this we launched-- three phase process of brainstorming and discussions of the difficult i.d.'s that we are facing and then turning to people in the last few weeks to use a color ever tint drafting tool to create the language we may use to craft open government policies to allow was to use wiki to move to greater openness and have more par
Aug 8, 2009 2:00am EDT
have read the whole thing when music -- churchill may have read the whole thing when he was in india. [unintelligible] he is very right about a lot of things, too. it is splendid reading. and then burkeeveryone would lis book on their list, but i hope all of you have read and absorbed. if you have not, i encourage you to do so. the first time i came to washington and that started interacting with my fellow conservatives, i thought you must not have read this book. there is a party that was thrown by a famous person right now. he had a celebration the french revolution party, because it was a great show of libertarianism and democracy. i said you have got to be kidding. i thought it was crazy then and i think it is crazy now. it seems to be vital and crucial and true, things that people take the wrong way. the age of chivalry is gone. how many conservatives today actually have no problem with that? how many of us today would say -- the great thing about burke is that he is so [unintelligible] never more [unintelligible] it kept the spirit of an exalted freedom. who talks like that now
Aug 8, 2009 10:00am EDT
empire. " churchill allegedly read the whole thing when he was a soldier in india. given is wrong about religion, but right about many things. edmund burke, on the evolution of france. everyone should put this book on their list, but i hope all of you have read it and absorb it. the first time i came to washington and started interacting with my fellow conservatives i thought, i was at a party and it was a celebration of the french revolution party. i said, you have to be kidding me. i think it was crazy. but a lot of these things played out. the age of chivalry is gone. how many conservatives today have no problem with that? how many of us today -- a great thing about burke is every paragraph is quotable. never more show we behold a generous book of that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, in the spirit of exalted freedom. who would also support things like that dignified obedience? that subordination of the heart? sometimes in our libertarian celebrations of freedom, we lose fax -- set the facts of freedom. of the monarchy was essential t
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